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Emergency services responding to crash on Westbound Stockdale Highway, major injuries

Posted at 5:19 PM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-01 20:38:15-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Emergency services reported to a crash on Stockdale Highway and SR 43 just after 4:30 p.m. this afternoon.

According to CHP, a Honda car was traveling northbound and stopped at a stop sign at Stockdale and Route 43. A white Chevy pickup was traveling westbound on Stockdale Highway failed to stop for the stop sign and collided with the vehicle.

Officials said that there were major injuries for the occupant of the Honda who was airlifted to Kern Medical. As for the other driver, their injuries were unknown, but they were also transported to Kern Medical.

Alcohol and/or drug use is under investigation.

Traffic is also backed up for about a quarter mile each way at the four way stop.